Burt Lancaster

A Filmography and Biography


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About the Book

With a career in films spanning nearly fifty years, Burt Lancaster brought his unique charisma and energy to roles in films ranging from the adventurous to the bittersweet. This comprehensive filmography of Lancaster’s career is accompanied by a biography that provides the background for his immense range of work on the screen. Production information, a synopsis, and commentary is provided for each of Lancaster’s 85 films, from the first—The Killers—to the last—Separate But Equal. Photographs from nearly all of Lancaster’s films accompany the text, and an index and bibliography are also included.

About the Author(s)

Longtime Western film buff Ed Andreychuk is the author of several film books. He lives in Baltimore.

Bibliographic Details

Ed Andreychuk
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 256
Bibliographic Info: 113 photos, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2005 [2000]
pISBN: 978-0-7864-2339-2
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0649-1
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments      vi
Introduction      1
Burt Lancaster: A Brief Biography      3

THE FILMS      25
The 1940s      25
The 1950s      46
The 1960s      107
The 1970s      150
The 1980s      191
The 1990s      232

Bibliography      240
Index      241

Book Reviews & Awards

“extensive index…useful”—Reference Reviews; “insightful…thorough”—Western Clippings; “a wealth of good reading…highly recommended”—Wrangler’s Roost; “extensive credits and cast listings, accurate synopses, fair commentaries, and choice of stills”—Big Reel; “a solidly bound and presented volume…recommended”—Nostalgia Westerns.